According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans (hamstring) expected to miss the rest of the season.
Bucs WR Mike Evans (hamstring) expected to miss the rest of the season, per source. Barring unexpected improvement on hamstring, Tampa Bay will be without its top receiver.
— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) December 10, 2019
Evans injured his hamstring on a 61 yard TD reception early in the Buccaneers 38-35 victory over the Colts. As Jeremy Fowler reports, baring an unexpected improvement Evans will not return.
Evans is scheduled to have an MRI later today, so this report from Fowler may be premature as Greg Auman of The Athletic pointed out.
On ESPN report that Bucs WR Mike Evans is expected to miss the rest of the season with his hamstring injury: Evans hasn't had an MRI yet, will later today — his being done for the year is certainly possible, but hasn't been determined for sure yet.
— Greg Auman (@gregauman) December 10, 2019
While Greg Auman is correct I do think the only logical move is to sit Evans for the remainder of the season. The team is on a 3-game winning streak and obviously needs it’s star receiver. But with the playoffs out of reach there’s little reason to play Evans other than to pad his stats.
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